Panola College Offers EKG Technician Classes

The Office of Workforce and Economic Development is hosting EKG Technician classes at the Panola College, Carthage campus. The class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 18 through August 8. Class time will be 6 to 9:30 PM. The cost of the course is $999, including textbook. Pre-registration is required. This comprehensive 50-hour EKG Technician class prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other national certification exams. This class will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement and other clinical practices. For more information and to register, contact the Continuing Education Office at 903-693-2067 or email: ce@panola.edu.